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22 Oct 2019

Covert recordings at work

The Employment Appeal Tribunal has recently considered a case in which an employee made secret recordings of conversations during a disciplinary process.

22 Oct 2019

Freelance solicitors

A professional body is worried that the current protection provided by solicitors might be about to change due to the introduction of the role of 'freelance solicitor'.

22 Oct 2019

Religious beliefs

An Employment Tribunal has heard an interesting case relating to a person's religious beliefs.

22 Oct 2019

The dangers of sexual harassment

It is vital for employers to have comprehensive policies in the workplace that are regularly reviewed and upon which staff are properly trained.

22 Oct 2019

Abuse of powers of attorney

A lasting power of attorney (LPA) is a legal document that lets the donor appoint one or more people to help them make decisions or to make decisions on their behalf.

22 Oct 2019

Probate fees

The government has announced that the proposed fee increased will not take place.

22 Oct 2019

House price watch

Your home may well be one of your major assets. Even if you are not planning on moving in the near future, it is always a good idea to keep abreast of the latest changes in the housing market.

26 Sep 2019

Non-disclosure agreements

A non-disclosure agreement (NDA) is an agreement whereby one or both of the parties to it agree not to tell others about discussions, negotiations or settlements between them.

26 Sep 2019

Divorce update

The closure of parliament has meant that a number of high-profile matters, which have not yet become law, have been lost and the Divorce Bill is one of them.

26 Sep 2019

Probate fees - amount and delays

Applying for the legal right to deal with someone's property, money and possessions (their 'estate') when they die is called 'applying for probate'.

26 Sep 2019

Paying inheritance tax

Inheritance Tax is a tax on the estate (the property, money and possessions) of someone who has died.

26 Sep 2019

The dangers of social media

Vicarious liability is the legal situation where someone is held responsible for the actions or omissions of another person.

26 Sep 2019

House price watch

Your home may well be one of your major assets. Even if you are not planning on moving in the near future, it is always a good idea to keep abreast of the latest changes in the housing market.

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